Body recovered in the Mississippi River in St. Paul

2:58 PM, May 8, 2013   |    comments
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MINNEAPOLIS -- The Ramsey County Sheriff's Office and St. Paul Fire Department recovered a body under a barge south of the Robert Street Bridge on the Mississippi around 1:30 Wednesday afternoon.

Ramsey County Sheriff's Public Information Officer Randy Gustafson says that the investigation is in the preliminary stages.

He did not reveal the age or sex or speculate on how long the body had been in the water.  The body will be identified by the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office.

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